Recent Publications

Scholarly essays, commentaries, and op-eds

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Commentary: Why I do not Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

MACDONALD-LAURIER INSTITUTE

These are the words of Sonia Orlu. Once an ardent proponent of Black Lives Matter (BLM), her support for BLM has eroded over time, to the point where she no longer associates with the movement. What caused this change?

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OP-ED: Racism is Real but That Doesn't Make BLM Right

TORONTO SUN

Issues of identity, racism, and policing have dominated the news in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, yet we have collectively lost our ability to have nuanced debates about them.